[LMB] G&S in the Vorkosiverse

Sharon Micenko wembleyware at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 05:20:20 GMT 2018

It’s just the names. I’ve always loved the names. Maybe Alexei Vormoncrief for Stupidas and By Vorrutyer for Preposteros.


> On 19 Nov 2018, at 12:52 pm, Harvey <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
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>> I'd be interested to learn why you might choose "Thespis" as a model.  Many
>> of us G&S fans are more familiar with some of the other operas, such as
>> "H.M.S. Pinafore" (Anna Russell's model), "Pirates of Penzance," and
>> "Mikado."  Typically the plots are social satire with the message "Marry
>> someone your own age."

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